Nurse Practitioner, Family Medicine
Nurse Practitioner Glenda Wheeler was born in Livermore, California and raised in Wichita, Kansas. She brings an expertise as a Kansas Heart and Stroke Champion Provider and enjoys minor procedures such as suturing, incision and drainages of abscesses, skin biopsies, etc.,.
Glenda graduated from Wichita East High School as a member of the National Honor Society. She went to study at the registered nursing program at North Central Kansas Community College where she became the Vice President of Nursing Student Body. In 2003, she graduated with the highest honors and an Associate of Science degree at Barton County Community College. In 2004, Glenda graduated magna cum laude from the Bachelor of Science in Nursing program at Fort Hays State University. In 2013, she received her Masters of Science in Nursing from Fort Hays State University.
Glenda’s professional career has offered a broad range of experiences. Upon entering the medical field she worked as a registered nurse on the surgical unit at Hays Medical Center. She then advanced to a leadership role as Nurse Director for the Hospitalist group while also enjoying the role of Peripheral IV Central Catheter specialist at Hays Medical Center. She then took on a challenging position in the adolescent inpatient psychiatric hospital at KVC Hospital in Hays, Kansas. She then performed the multitude of inpatient, outpatient, and emergency roles of a registered nurse at Trego Medical Center in Wakeeney, Kansas. Wanting to advance her skillset further she enrolled in the nurse practitioner program at Fort Hays State University and engaged in preceptorships at United Methodist Mexican American Ministries in Garden City, Hays Medical Center in Hays, and Wakeeney Family Health Care in Wakeeney. She brings to well-rounded background to the practice.
Glenda now lives in Hays with her husband Matthew. She has two sons, Matthew, who lives in Wichita, and Blake, who lives in Hays. When not remodeling homes and rooms, Glenda relaxes by fishing, traveling, walking, and visiting antique shows.